Graduate Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Apr 13, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Administration and Faculty


Business Administration

Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Business

Laura S. Foote
Associate Professor of Management Studies (2007)
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University; M.A., The University of Akron; Ed.D., Regent University

Chair of the Department of Business and Technologies

Andre M. Payne
Associate Professor of Business  (2023)
B.A., Taylor University; M.B.A., Keller Graduate School of Management; Ph.D., Indiana Wesleyan University

Graduate Faculty

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Julia A. Frankland
Professor of Business Administration (1999)
B.A., Westminster College; M.A., The University of Akron; Ph.D., Kent State University

Elizabeth A. Postlewaite
Assistant Professor of Business (2012)
B.A., The Ohio State University; M.B.A., Malone University; D.B.A., Walden University

Adjunct Faculty

Sarah E. Andreas
B.A. and M.B.A, Malone University; Ph.D., Johnson University

William E. Fillner
B.S., Montana State University; M.B.A., University of Montana

Marc R. Harvey
B.A. and M.B.A, Malone University

Christopher Ickes
A.S., Stark State College; B.S., Walsh University; M.B.A, The University of Akron

David R. Kimberly
B.A., Amherst College; M.Div. and D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Chad A. Minor
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A., Malone University

Paul Slater
B.A. and M.S., Grove City College

Counseling and Human Development

Director of the Graduate Program in Counseling and Human Development

Natalie R. Thornberry, PC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2020)
B.A., Miami University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Graduate Faculty

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Jason S. Jordan, LPC-MHSP
Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2023)
B.S., Tennessee Technological University; M.A. and Ph.D., Trevecca Nazarene University

Pamela J. Jordan, LPC, CAADC
Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2023)
B.S., Northern Arizona University; M.A., Grand Rapids Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Western Michigan 

Kara A. Kaelber, PCC-S
Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2008)
B.A., The University of Akron; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

Rossana Sierra-Swiech, LCPC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2023)
B.A., Judson College; M.A., Northeastern Illinois University; Ph.D., Governors State University

Natalie R. Thornberry, PC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2020)
B.A., Miami University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., Kent State University

Christina M. Woloch, LPC, LICDC
Assistant Professor of Counseling and Human Development (2021)
B.S. Wright State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University; Ph.D., The University of Akron

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Adjunct Faculty

Andrew B. Allen, LPCC
B.A. and M.A.Ed., Malone University

Justin N. Berenyi, LPCC-S
B.A. and M.A.Ed., Malone University

Mallory Evans, LPCC, LCDC III
B.A., Miami University; M.A.Ed, Malone University

Cristina Foster, LPSC
B.S., Kent State University; M.S., The University of Akron

Christina M. Heade, LSC, LPC
B.A., Malone University; M.Ed. Kent State University

Grete A. Heatherly, LPCC-S
B.A., Mount Union College; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Keith J. Hochadel, PCC-S, LCDC III, SAP
B.S., Ohio Northern University; M.A.Ed., Malone University

David N. Hunter, LPCC-S
B.A. and M.A.Ed., Malone University

Shanice M. Lockhart, LPC
B.A., Youngstown State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Malia K. Miller, LSC
B.S., Bowling Green State University; M.A., Walsh University

John-Michael Roberts, LPC
B.A., Kent State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Ryan R. Steedly, LPC
B.A., Geneva College; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Jacob R. Thomas
B.A., Thiel College; M.Ed. and Ed.S., Kent State University

Gregory S. Wright, PC-CR, LPSC
B.M.Ed., Bowling Green State University; M.A.Ed., Malone University

Nursing 

Director of the Graduate Program in Nursing

Sandra L. Knauf
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2018)
B.S.N., University of Toledo; M.S.N., Medical College of Ohio; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Graduate Faculty

Year indicates appointment to full-time faculty

Sandra L. Knauf
Assistant Professor of Nursing (2018)
B.S.N., University of Toledo; M.S.N., Medical College of Ohio; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Carrie D. Stroup
Associate Professor of Nursing (2013)
B.S.N., Malone University; M.S.N., Liberty University; D.N.P., Carlow University

Lora L. Wyss
Professor of Nursing (2001)
Diploma in Nursing, Mercy School of Nursing; B.S.N. and M.S.N., George Mason University; Ph.D., The University of Akron; Clinical Nurse Specialist

Adjunct Faculty

Mark D. Arredondo
B.A., Kent State University; M.P.C., Ashland Seminary; M.D., Northeast Ohio Medical University

Debra D. Beachy
B.S.N., Ther University of Akron; M.S.N. Case Western University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Julie A. Callow
A.A., Stark State College; B.S.N. and M.S.N., Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Susan B. Coss
B.A., College of Wooster; M.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Megan E. Demos
B.S., Kent State University; M.S.N., Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified 

Timothy J. Griffiths
A.D.N., Stark State College; B.S.N., Ohio University; M.S.N., Kent State University; Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Sharon M. Juszli
B.S.N., Kent State University; M.S.N., The University of Akron; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Inglish M. Kaput
B.S.N., Ohio University; M.S.N., Malone University

David R. Kimberly
B.A., Amherst College; M.Div. and D.Min., Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Karen M. Marzlin
Diploma in Nursing, Akron City Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Walsh University; M.S.N. and D.N.P., Duquesne University; Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Tracy L. Noling
B.S., Old Dominion University; M.S.N., Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Sara Pease
B.S., Youngstown University; M.S.N., Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Tammy D. Slayman
B.S.N. and M.S.N., Malone University; Family Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Cynthia L. Webner
Diploma in Nursing, Toledo Hospital School of Nursing; B.S.N., Walsh University; M.S.N.and D.N.P., Duquesne University; Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Claire A. Wilson
Diploma in Nursing, Saint Thomas School of Nursing; B.S.N., Malone University; M.S.N., Kent State University; D.N.P., Waynesburg University